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Thailand Welcomes Tourism, Economic Progress, Looks Ahead to 2023 Elections
Experts say the elections could promote further economic growth and create stability for the kingdom.
Trolling of Female Asian Journalists on Rise as Beijing Seeks to Discredit Media
In the eyes of the Beijing, it’s viewed as especially unforgivable if women are perceived as betraying China, a journalist says.
Hong Kong Expecting Influx of Tourists From Mainland China
Hong Kong has canceled quarantine requirements for arrivals. The only measure remaining is the mask mandate.
Rohingya Refugees Adrift for Weeks at Sea Land in Indonesia
2022 could be the deadliest year for Rohingya fleeing Bangladesh and Myanmar by boat since 2014, when 730 were believed to have died or gone missing.
UN Council Adopts Resolution Urging End to Myanmar Violence
This is the first Security Council resolution on Myanmar since the country became a U.N. member in 1948.
China Trying To Fight Back US Ban on Its Chip Industry
On Thursday, the U.S. government broadened its crackdown on China’s chip industry by adding memory chipmaker YMTC and 21 “major” Chinese players in the artificial intelligence chip sector to a Commerce Department trade blacklist.
China Begins to Revive Arctic Scientific Ground Projects After Setbacks
Arctic researchers say China recently has sent and announced plans to imminently send several people to its two most important scientific outposts in Norway and Iceland after lengthy absences of Chinese scientists from both sites.
China Blames Foreigners for Inciting Protests
Analysts say foreigners offering critical comments about the protests or making contacts with protesters could be blamed for instigating, shaping, and guiding the demonstrations.
As Zero-Covid Protests in China Continue, a Battle Erupts Online
Protesters are trying to circumvent government censors who are believed to use an automated system to help block prohibited content.
Thailand’s Pot Boosters Battle Bid to Delegalize Cannabis
Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana for medicinal purposes in June, but calls are mounting to relist the plant as a narcotic.